150 years of the Bankfoot House
VISIT Bankfoot House on Sunday, August 26 to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the historic, state heritage-listed property which is the oldest surviving building in the Glass House Mountains.
This free event will celebrate when Bankfoot House was established as the lunch stop and staging post for Cobb & Co coaches on the Brisbane to Gympie goldfield routes.
Heritage Portfolio councillor Rick Baberowski said a special program of events was being held throughout the year to mark the 150-year anniversary of the founding of Bankfoot House by pioneers William and Mary Grigor.
“Join in for a morning of discovery, enjoy a free morning tea and hear from guest speakers including Jeff Powell, Curator of Cobb & Co Museum and Steve Ralph from The Australian Teamsters Hall of Fame,” Mr Baberowski said.
The major celebration event for the Bankfoot House will be held on Sunday, October 14.
Discover more by visiting heritage.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au